4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4 Golfers
Courses: Braemar GC & Ballater GC
Golf Packages From £249pp
What a superb location! Literally on the banks of the beautiful River Dee in the fantastically scenic Linn of Dee, just a mile out of Braemar, this extremely comfortable house soaks up wonderful views of the river where a plethora of wildlife can be spotted from 3 sides of this traditional detached cottage. Braemar Golf Club will always give you a warm welcome; a fantastic golf course with truly spectacular scenery awaits. Picture a corner of Scotland with a delightful warmth of welcome, together with breathtaking scenery and an interesting and challenging golf course and you’ve discovered Ballater – ‘The Pride of Royal Deeside’.
Kirkton of Skene, near Westhill, Aberdeenshire
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8 Golfers
Courses: Westhill GC, Murcar Links GC, Auchmill GC, Deeside GC, Kintore GC, Portlethen GC, Inverurie GC, Hazlehead GC, Newmachar GC, Royal Aberdeen GC & Banchory GC
Golf packages including Royal Aberdeen from £449pp
West Hill’s challenging and undulating course provides a stern test for golfers of all levels. Murcar Links is an attractive 18 hole course and a European Tour venue, having hosted the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play in 2015. Auchmill Golf Club keeps its course to a consistently high standard whilst maintaining its natural characteristics. Deeside is considered one of the best inland courses in Scotland. Kintore is a mixture of picturesque parkland, and holes lined by trees and criss-crossed by burns. Portlethen has matured into one of the more popular parkland courses in the North East of Scotland. Inverurie combines an initial undulating opening nine holes followed by a more testing finish with broom, gorse and tree-lined mature woodland. The championship course at Hazlehead is arguably one of the best in the North East, if not in Scotland and was designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie, the golf architect better known for designing Augusta National in America. Newmacher features two beautiful mature courses, designed by the world renowned golf architect, Dave Thomas. Balgownie’s front nine holes, one of two courses at Royal Aberdeen, rank amongst the very best in the world. Banchory offers a challenge with its strategically placed bunkers and mature native trees.
Courses: Duff House Royal GC, Royal Tarlair GC, Cullen Links GC & Turriff GC
Golf Packages From £129pp
This stylish and contemporary upside down holiday apartment, adjacent to the owner’s home, benefits from extensive views over the harbour and out to sea. Royal Tarlair Golf Club is a parkland course perched on the cliffs at the edge of Macduff. It boasts one of Scotland’s truly sensational par 3’s, the enigmatic jewel ‘Clivet’ the 13th hole played from an elevated tee over steep slopes to a narrow peninsula below with the stunning Moray Firth as the backdrop; once played it will simply never be forgotten. Situated halfway between Royal Dornoch and Royal Aberdeen on the Moray Firth coastline, Cullen Links is a design from golfing history. Three hours at one of the 84 True Links golf courses in Scotland. All who play Turriff are fulsome in their praise of the course and its surroundings. There is no doubt that this is a course of outstanding quality and rare beauty.
Insch near Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
Courses: Insch GC, Kintore GC, Inverurie GC & Huntly GC
Golf Packages From £195pp
Set in 27 acres of grounds, this delightful house forms the north wing of the owners’ mansion. Dating back to 1687, the house is steeped in history and this particular property was added in 1842. The test of golf does not only come from the major venues in Scotland; Insch golf course will provide its own challenges and all visitors are assured of a warm welcome. Although Kintore is not as long as some courses – measuring 6126 yards from the medal tees – you cannot afford to be overconfident. The course is a mixture of picturesque parkland, and holes lined by trees and criss-crossed by burns. Inveruirie combines an initial undulating opening nine holes followed by a more testing finish with broom, gorse and tree-lined mature woodland. Huntly Golf Club is one of Aberdeen’s most popular courses. Situated in the east side of Scotland just 20 miles east of Aberdeen, it is an undulating parkland course that has seen its fair share of well known amateur and professional golfers plot their way round.
Fettercairn, near Laurencekirk , Aberdeenshire
Courses: Edzell GC, Brechin GC, Royal Montrose Mercantile GC & Montrose Caledonia GC
Golf Packages From £189pp
Set in extensive grounds with a wealth of wildlife and surrounded by a large private garden, this property offers stunning accommodation for a golfing group. Edzell Golf Club lies at the gateway to the Grampians in the foothills of the Angus Glens. Indeed the mountains form a backdrop to this lovely heathland/parkland course. Brechin is a fantastic rolling parkland course with a great variety of holes which offers golfers of all abilities a fun, challenging course set beneath the back drop of the Grampian mountains. Montrose Links is undoubtedly one of the oldest and most historic links in Scotland, golf having been played here for more than 450 years. The Montrose Golf Links comprises two wonderful courses in the finest tradition of golf links.
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